Actress Song Nam Young, wife of singer Im Jae Bum, has passed away on June 12 aged 44 (45 in Korea).
According to a new statement, the actress had been receiving treatment for thyroid cancer, but the disease later spread to her liver and stomach. Due to Song Nam Young's illness, Im Jae Bum put all his album and television work on hiatus in order to care for her.
News of the actress' battle with cancer was initially revealed back in September 2011, when Im Jae Bum wrote a message to his fan cafe stating that his wife was struggling with the disease and to understand what was going on.
Our thoughts are with their friends and family.
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